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Abraham Lincolns Second Inaugural Address, Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincolns Second Inaugural...

by Abraham Lincoln

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Abraham Lincoln delivered his second inaugural address on March 4, 1865, during his second inauguration as president of the United States. At...

Unabridged: 5 min
Going Public in Shorts
Narrator: Dion Graham
Published: 12/14/2013
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Great Speeches in History, Socrates, Demosthenes, Cicero, William of Normandy, John Ball, Martin Luther, Sir Thomas More, Queen Elizabeth I, King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell, William Pitt the Elder, Edmund Burke, Patrick Henry, Samuel Adams, William Pitt the Younger, Thomas Erskine,

Great Speeches in History

by Socrates, Demosthenes, ...

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From Socrates to Charles I, Danton to Lincoln – here are some of history’s most significant figures with their most imp...

Unabridged: 2 hr 38 min
Narrator: Norman Rodway, Sam...
Published: 01/01/2000
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Morals and Memory, Mark Twain

Morals and Memory

by Mark Twain

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In this speech, Mark Twain muses on the capricious nature of man’s memory, particularly regarding how he views his past. To illustrate,...

Unabridged: 24 min
Narrator: Larry G. Jones
Published: 04/24/2018
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The Alphabet and Simplified Spelling, Mark Twain

The Alphabet and Simplified Spell...

by Mark Twain

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Mark Twain gave this speech at an event honoring Andrew Carnegie, who helped found the Simplified Spelling Board. Twain mentions how uncomfor...

Unabridged: 7 min
Narrator: Larry G. Jones
Published: 05/20/2018
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Education and Citizenship, Mark Twain

Education and Citizenship

by Mark Twain

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Mark Twain delivered this speech at the dedication of new buildings at the College of the City of New York. The mayor who preceded him mentio...

Unabridged: 6 min
Narrator: Larry G. Jones
Published: 05/20/2018
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The Ladies, Mark Twain

The Ladies

by Mark Twain

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Mark Twain delivered this speech after following a toast made to “the ladies.” In it, he praises women for their contributions bo...

Unabridged: 7 min
Narrator: Larry G. Jones
Published: 05/19/2018
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An Undelivered Speech, Mark Twai

An Undelivered Speech

by Mark Twai

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Mark Twain was commissioned to deliver this speech before the virgin voyage of the St. Paul steamship. On the day of its scheduled departure ...

Unabridged: 6 min
Narrator: Larry G. Jones
Published: 05/19/2018
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Seventieth Birthday, Mark Twain

Seventieth Birthday

by Mark Twain

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At his seventieth birthday party, Mark Twain delivered this delightful retrospective of his life. He dished out sarcastic advice on how he&rs...

Unabridged: 19 min
Narrator: Larry G. Jones
Published: 04/24/2018
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Sixty-Seventh Birthday, Mark Twain

Sixty-Seventh Birthday

by Mark Twain

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When prompted to give a speech at his sixty-seventh birthday party, Mark Twain was at no loss for wit. Several notable individuals proceeded ...

Unabridged: 20 min
Narrator: Larry G. Jones
Published: 04/24/2018
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When in Doubt Tell the Truth, Mark Twain

When in Doubt Tell the Truth

by Mark Twain

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This Mark Twain speech is not the origin of his infamous quote. Instead, Twain delivered it as a response to this phrase being used earlier i...

Unabridged: 6 min
Narrator: Larry G. Jones
Published: 04/24/2018
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Independence Day, Mark Twain

Independence Day

by Mark Twain

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It may seem odd that Mark Twain delivered a 4th of July speech in London in 1907. Aside from poking fun at the American obsession with firewo...

Unabridged: 14 min
Narrator: Larry G. Jones
Published: 04/24/2018
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Cigars and Tobacco, Mark Twain

Cigars and Tobacco

by Mark Twain

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As humans, we often wonder about our heroes’ (and, perhaps, our enemies’) opinions on the most assorted of topics. Mark Twain&rsq...

Unabridged: 4 min
Narrator: Larry G. Jones
Published: 04/24/2018
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Taxation, Mark Twain

Taxation

by Mark Twain

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Mark Twain delivered this humorous speech on taxation and morality at the Tuskegee Institute to commemorate its 25th anniversary. With his si...

Unabridged: 9 min
Narrator: Larry G. Jones
Published: 04/24/2018
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Theoretical Morals, Mark Twain

Theoretical Morals

by Mark Twain

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A master of wit and wry humor on the page, Mark Twain also gained acclaim as a speaker throughout his literary career. Twain delivered this a...

Unabridged: 9 min
Narrator: Larry G. Jones
Published: 04/24/2018
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Speak Softly & Carry A Big Stick; Theodore Roosevelt, The Square Deal President, Theodore Roosevelt

Speak Softly & Carry A Big Stick;...

by Theodore Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt Jr., often referred to as Teddy Roosevelt was an American statesman, politician, conservationist, naturalist, and writer, ...

Unabridged: 7 hr 24 min
Narrator: Geoffrey Giuliano ...
Published: 10/12/2020
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License of the Press, Mark Twain

License of the Press

by Mark Twain

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With this biting speech, Mark Twain dissects the damaging role newspapers can play in society. He argues that America’s public opinion ...

Abridged: 13 min
Narrator: Larry G. Jones
Published: 05/19/2018